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English 7 Vocabulary 12: Literature
adage (noun)
alliteration (noun)
allusion (noun)
anthology (noun)
A traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true
Repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at th…
An indirect reference to something
A collection of writings by various authors
adage (noun)
A traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true
alliteration (noun)
Repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at th…
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
abate
accrue
adulation
annotation
(v.) to make less in amount, degree; to subside; to nullify... S…
(v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural…
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... SYNONYM: idolizatio…
(n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially fo…
abate
(v.) to make less in amount, degree; to subside; to nullify... S…
accrue
(v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural…
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 10
adamant
brouhaha
bulwark
choleric
(adj.) firm in purpose or opinion... (n.) an extremely hard subs…
(n.) a confused hodgepodge of sounds, ... hubbub; an uproar or c…
(n.) a strong defense or protection, ... a solid wall-like struc…
(adj.) easily made angry, bad-tempered... SYNONYM: testy
adamant
(adj.) firm in purpose or opinion... (n.) an extremely hard subs…
brouhaha
(n.) a confused hodgepodge of sounds, ... hubbub; an uproar or c…
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 8
abet
absolve
blatant
broach
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid... SYNONYM: support
(v.) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt... SYNONYM: a…
(adj.) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuo…
(v.) to bring up or begin to talk about; to announce... SYNONYM:…
abet
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid... SYNONYM: support
absolve
(v.) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt... SYNONYM: a…
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 9
amenable
berate
carnage
collate
(adj.) willing to follow advice or authority, liable, to be h…
(v.) to scold sharply... SYNONYM: chide, rebuke, reprimand
(n.) large-scale slaughter or loss of life... SYNONYM: butchery,…
(v.) to compare critically in order to note differences, simi…
amenable
(adj.) willing to follow advice or authority, liable, to be h…
berate
(v.) to scold sharply... SYNONYM: chide, rebuke, reprimand
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 7
censurable
contingent
corroborate
denizen
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction... SYNONYM: blameworthy
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
(v.) to confirm, make more certain... SYNONYM: substantiate, ver…
(n.) an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place... SYNON…
censurable
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction... SYNONYM: blameworthy
contingent
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
AP English literature: vocabulary 12
Peal
Harbinger
Hapless
Blanch
A loud sound or series of sounds (often of a bell).
Anything that indicates a future event.
Unlucky, unfortunate.
To become white or pale because of shock or embarrassment.
Peal
A loud sound or series of sounds (often of a bell).
Harbinger
Anything that indicates a future event.
English Literature Vocabulary List 12
Etymology
Hyperbole
Legend
Odious
The study of word origins
Grossly exaggerated speech
Key to a map
hateful
Etymology
The study of word origins
Hyperbole
Grossly exaggerated speech
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English Literature Quiz 12
popular ballad
analogy
comedy
couplet
a short, narrative folk song which tells of a single event in…
a comparison of two things that may share common characters
a play that ends happily
two rhyming lines which express a complete thought
popular ballad
a short, narrative folk song which tells of a single event in…
analogy
a comparison of two things that may share common characters
AP English Literature Week 12 Vocabulary
elegiac
fecund
infirmity
malady
of or relating to the period in Greece about the seventh cent…
fruitful in offspring or vegetation (adjective)
the condition of being feeble (noun)
a disease or disorder of the animal body (noun)
elegiac
of or relating to the period in Greece about the seventh cent…
fecund
fruitful in offspring or vegetation (adjective)
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Terms List 12
Elegiac
Fecund
Infirmity
Malady
(especially of a work of art) having a mournful quality; vers…
producing or capable of producing an abundance of offspring o…
physical or mental weakness
a disease or ailment
Elegiac
(especially of a work of art) having a mournful quality; vers…
Fecund
producing or capable of producing an abundance of offspring o…
English 12--Vocabulary List 29: Language and Literature
allegory (AL i GOR ee)
alliteration (uh LIT uh RAY shuhn)
anthology (an THAHL uh jee)
argot (AHR goh)
N. a symbolic story in which events and characters stand for…
N. the repetition of an initial consonant sound in neighborin…
N. a collection of works of literature
N. a specialized and often secret vocabulary of a particular…
allegory (AL i GOR ee)
N. a symbolic story in which events and characters stand for…
alliteration (uh LIT uh RAY shuhn)
N. the repetition of an initial consonant sound in neighborin…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #12
Furtive
Inscrutable
Impregnable
Perverse
Taken, done, surreptitiously or by stealth; secret
Incapable of being analyzed or scrutinized; not easily unders…
Strong enough to resist or withstand attack
Willfully determined to counter what is expected or desired;…
Furtive
Taken, done, surreptitiously or by stealth; secret
Inscrutable
Incapable of being analyzed or scrutinized; not easily unders…
English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
abate
adulation
annotation
astute
(v.) to make less in amount, degree; to subside; to nullify... S…
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... SYNONYM: idolizatio…
(n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially fo…
(adj.) crafty, showing practical wisdom... SYNONYM: shrewd
abate
(v.) to make less in amount, degree; to subside; to nullify... S…
adulation
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... SYNONYM: idolizatio…
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AP English Literature: Vocabulary List 12
elegiac
fecund
infirmity
malady
(adj.) expressing sorrow or a mournful quality
(adj.) capable of producing offspring or vegetation
(noun) physical or mental weakness
(noun) a sickness, illness, disease, disorder
elegiac
(adj.) expressing sorrow or a mournful quality
fecund
(adj.) capable of producing offspring or vegetation
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English 12 Greek Literature
archetype
denotative meaning
connotative meaning
simile
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
definition meaning
emotional meaning
comparison using like or as
archetype
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
denotative meaning
definition meaning
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English 12 Literature Terms
Epic
Pastoral
Diction
Alliteration
a narrative work about the life of a man (person), his experi…
a work that deals with the pleasures of a simple rural life o…
the author's choice of particular words
the repetition of a consonant sound in a work
Epic
a narrative work about the life of a man (person), his experi…
Pastoral
a work that deals with the pleasures of a simple rural life o…
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English 12 Vocabulary- Anglo Saxon Literature
Kennings
Thanes
Scop
Mead-hall
a metaphorical expression used in place of a noun (sea= whale…
a warrior, usually a knight.
a bard or storyteller-- usually while singing and playing a h…
large hall where the lord and his warriors slept, ate, held c…
Kennings
a metaphorical expression used in place of a noun (sea= whale…
Thanes
a warrior, usually a knight.
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English 12 (British Literature) Vocabulary: List 2
palimpsest
pecuniary
portico
reprove
an old document on which the original writing has been erased…
relating to or in the form of money ... "Her lack of pecuniary…
a row of columns supporting a roof at the entrance of a build…
to criticize or correct (someone) usually in a gentle way ... "…
palimpsest
an old document on which the original writing has been erased…
pecuniary
relating to or in the form of money ... "Her lack of pecuniary…
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English 12 (British Literature): Vocabulary List 4
emulous
haggard
juggernaut
mutability
(adjective) seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something
(adjective) looking exhausted and unwell from fatigue or suff…
(noun) a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force or institution
(adjective) the quality of being changeable
emulous
(adjective) seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something
haggard
(adjective) looking exhausted and unwell from fatigue or suff…
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Literature Terms (English 12)
Act
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Major unit of action in a play
Work with two levels of meanings, a literal and a symbolic
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
indirect reference to a person, place, event, or a literary w…
Act
Major unit of action in a play
Allegory
Work with two levels of meanings, a literal and a symbolic
25 terms
English 12 (British Literature) Vocabulary: List 1
abject
amity
apropos
balderdash
extremely bad, unpleasant, and degrading OR completely withou…
a friendly relationship
with reference to, concerning OR used to state a speaker's be…
senseless talk, nonsense
abject
extremely bad, unpleasant, and degrading OR completely withou…
amity
a friendly relationship
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AP English 12 (Weber): literature vocabulary
aidos
apotheosis
arête
arras
the Greek term for the great shame felt by a hero after failure
the elevation of someone (particularly a mortal) to divine st…
a humble and constant striving for perfection and self-improv…
in Renaissance drama, a hanging tapestry or a curtain that co…
aidos
the Greek term for the great shame felt by a hero after failure
apotheosis
the elevation of someone (particularly a mortal) to divine st…
25 terms
English 12 (British Literature): Vocabulary List 3
obsequious
parry
proletariat
ruminate
marked by a fawning attentiveness
to ward off a weapon or blow
the working class
to go over in the mind repeatedly and slowly
obsequious
marked by a fawning attentiveness
parry
to ward off a weapon or blow
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Literature Roots 12 English
Assent... Root: sentio, sentire, sensi, s…
Disssent... Root: sentio, sentire, sensi,…
Presentiment ... Root: sentio, sentire, s…
Sensuous... Root: sentio, sentire, sensi,…
Intr. V. To consent; to express agreement
1. Intr. V. To have or express a different opinion... 2. Disagre…
N. A sense of something about to happen
Adj. appealing to the senses, especially aesthetically
Assent... Root: sentio, sentire, sensi, s…
Intr. V. To consent; to express agreement
Disssent... Root: sentio, sentire, sensi,…
1. Intr. V. To have or express a different opinion... 2. Disagre…
English 12 Terms Literature
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an indirect or passing reference.
a punctuation mark ( ' ) used to indicate either possession,…
Allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
15 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE GRADE 11 & 12
author's purpose
audience
style
habitation
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
the intended reader of a piece
An author's characteristic manner of expression
the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said…
author's purpose
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
audience
the intended reader of a piece
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Abeka English 12 Literature Test 9
The Deserted Village
Expostulation and Reply
My Native Land
The dictionary
times of lament are no more. the simplicity of rural life (th…
the power of nature to impress our minds (theme)
what poem discusses the poet's love for his homeland
what did Samuel Johnson begin writing in 1747
The Deserted Village
times of lament are no more. the simplicity of rural life (th…
Expostulation and Reply
the power of nature to impress our minds (theme)
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English Literature 12 test 9
All things are prone to change
Nature is a better teacher than sages…
The simplicity of rural life is descri…
Sir Roger de Coverley appears
"Mutability"
"The Tables Turned"
"The Deserted Village"
"The Spectator Club"
All things are prone to change
"Mutability"
Nature is a better teacher than sages…
"The Tables Turned"
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English 12 AP Literature Terms
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Metonymy
A comparison of things that are apparently not alike. ... Eg. "A…
A figurative comparison using the words like or as. ... "She sin…
Where objects or animals are given human quality. ... "The cloud…
A figure of speech in which a representative term is used for…
Metaphor
A comparison of things that are apparently not alike. ... Eg. "A…
Simile
A figurative comparison using the words like or as. ... "She sin…
77 terms
Abeka English Literature Test 12
theme
couplet
comedy
madrigal
The central idea in a work
2 rhyming lines which express a complete thought
a play that ends happily
a popular Elizabethan love song consisting of voice parts wov…
theme
The central idea in a work
couplet
2 rhyming lines which express a complete thought
71 terms
English Literature Vocabulary
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
Allus
old saying; proverb
symbolic story
repetition of the initial sounds in words (eg., Peter Piper p…
subtle reference
Adage
old saying; proverb
Allegory
symbolic story
English Literature 12 Quiz 12
Accent
Action
Allegory
Alliteration
The stressing of certain syllables or words.
The actual movement and speech of characters performing "acti…
A narrative in which the character, places, and events repres…
The repetition of the same consonant sounds.
Accent
The stressing of certain syllables or words.
Action
The actual movement and speech of characters performing "acti…
8 terms
English Vocabulary - Year 12 - Language and Literature
cadence
polysyllabic
contractions
iamb
natural rhythm of the text
words with 2 or more syllables
syn. for elision - allows you to remove syllables
unstressed stressed
cadence
natural rhythm of the text
polysyllabic
words with 2 or more syllables
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K12 - Literature Vocabulary
folktale
symbol
symbolism
image
a story that is usually passed orally from one generation to…
something that stands for something else in literature; for e…
the literary technique of using something to stand for or rep…
a picture evoked from the words in a piece of writing
folktale
a story that is usually passed orally from one generation to…
symbol
something that stands for something else in literature; for e…
10 terms
English 12 Literature Final Exam
allegory
aphorism
arguement
autobiography
A work of art with two levels of meaning; ... The masque of Red…
A brief statement, usually one sentence long, that expresses…
Claim, support, counterargument.
Story of a person's life, written by that person.
allegory
A work of art with two levels of meaning; ... The masque of Red…
aphorism
A brief statement, usually one sentence long, that expresses…
16 terms
English 12 literature terms
fiction
non-fiction
setting
characters
a literary work that is based off the imagination
factual information that provides information about a topic
where (place and when (time) the story takes place
people in a story
fiction
a literary work that is based off the imagination
non-fiction
factual information that provides information about a topic
37 terms
English 12. British Literature
assonance
consonance
alliteration
oxymoron
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appe…
assonance
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel
consonance
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
68 terms
English Literature 12
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
Alliteration is the repetition of the initial sounds of adjac…
A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, t…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
alliteration
Alliteration is the repetition of the initial sounds of adjac…
37 terms
English 12. British Literature
assonance
consonance
alliteration
oxymoron
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appe…
assonance
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel
consonance
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
20 terms
World Literature List #12 (High School English Vocabulary #2)
neologism
parlance
patois
polyglot
a new word, expression, or usage
a particular manner of speaking
a regional dialect, especially a nonstandard one that has no…
using several languages; a person who speaks several languages
neologism
a new word, expression, or usage
parlance
a particular manner of speaking
English 12 literature unit 3
The English Reformation
Because of the rebirth of the culture
Because it was ruled by the Tutor mona…
Because of Elizabeth 1
The end of the 15th centuary through the forst part of the 17…
Why is it known as the English Renaissance?
Why is it called the Tutor Age as well?
Why is it named the Elizabethan period?
The English Reformation
The end of the 15th centuary through the forst part of the 17…
Because of the rebirth of the culture
Why is it known as the English Renaissance?
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
AP Literature Vocabulary #12
En-
Min/i-
Oct-
Over-
In, into... Examples - envelope, encephalitis, entrap, enslave,…
Small ... Examples - minibus, minivan, miniature, minute, minimu…
Eight... Examples - octagon, octopus, October, octave, octane
Above, too much... Examples - overheat, overall, overexertion, o…
En-
In, into... Examples - envelope, encephalitis, entrap, enslave,…
Min/i-
Small ... Examples - minibus, minivan, miniature, minute, minimu…
38 terms
English Literature 12 Mid-term
Anglo Saxon Poetry
Scop
Caesura
Kenning
7th Century - 1066 Poetry, known as Old English literature
Minstrels; Oral poets within Old English literature
A break or pause in a metrical foot
Anglo Saxon metaphor
Anglo Saxon Poetry
7th Century - 1066 Poetry, known as Old English literature
Scop
Minstrels; Oral poets within Old English literature
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Vocabulary Lesson 12 - Literature
adage
alliteration
allusion
anthology
a traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true
repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at th…
an indirect reference to something
a collection of writings by various authors
adage
a traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true
alliteration
repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at th…
10 terms
English Literature Vocabulary-Implications in Literature Navigators' Level
accost
apprehensive
bewilder
deluge
approach and speak aggressively to
fearful or uneasy about the future
puzzle, confuse, perplex
flood, overwhelm
accost
approach and speak aggressively to
apprehensive
fearful or uneasy about the future
107 terms
English 12 Final Literature
The Pearl Poet
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
Sonnet 18
Wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (also Pearl, Purity, an…
Wrote Othello
Wrote Sonnet 18
"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"
The Pearl Poet
Wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (also Pearl, Purity, an…
William Shakespeare
Wrote Othello
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English literature: chapter 12
Limbs
Allusion
How i was placed
Humbled
Arms and legs
Reference, mention
What my situation was
Modest
Limbs
Arms and legs
Allusion
Reference, mention
59 terms
English 12 Greek Literature
archetype
denotative meaning
connotative meaning
simile
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
definition meaning
emotional meaning
comparison using like or as
archetype
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
denotative meaning
definition meaning
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